June 2014
Can Europe Create Billion Dollar Tech Companies – THE FACTS!

In the past few months there has been much discussion around “unicorns”, the extremely rare tech startups that make it to billion dollar valuations. While most analysis has been done in the US, our report focuses on Europe, which has generated a number of outstanding success stories.

Manish Madhvani Managing Partner GP Bullhound says: “Europe is much more adept at creating billion-dollar tech companies than most experts expected. The fact that it is in touching distance of the US demonstrates how both the ambition levels and ecosystem have progressed to allow entrepreneurs to scale global businesses.”

We analyse the key attributes of the cohort of European unicorns founded from 2000 onwards, identifying key trends and recurring patterns. We define what it takes to create a European unicorn, and find any parallels and differences with the US.

Use this link to download your copy of GP Bullhound’s research report: Can Europe Create Billion Dollar Tech Companies – THE FACTS!

For enquiries contact Manish Madhvani manish.madhvani@gpbullhound.com or Alessandro Casartelli alessandro.casartelli@gpbullhound.com